How to Remove “Qprocess.exe”

Qprocess.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Query Process Utility and it belongs to the Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of qprocess.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by qprocess.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the qprocess.exe file and open its location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32 folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 October 2011 at 1:17 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ccc7e46f393d0463
8b94b3ee428297ce
450711d5
a9ca945dbca7fec7
d066c45c6e23cc22
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Greece N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 42bccd49e789fc17
fcb8e35511fe81f3
c2ac9724
9f88b7649cb46407
c8675a237a3ae556
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
United Arab Emirates N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3cf13a80a33f88c0
5cdee8a077a3a99e
8559547e
f070416e0c78237d
e49a8ca627f7253b
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Spain N/A
4 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 709c27a731cfeca0
07c4a8c10ab87deb
68ed3b02
0d57c7a625a48ea5
18d9437a50885ccc
Virus.Win32.
Golem.a0
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 12:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2f81adc655deb7f2
4cd7a309f68fce68
4eff19c6
N/A No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5b4361d9fa9e7597
f6e209f1f8327a5f
b038a2f7
70cf9b5b6a6ea08d
d7a8c8df5b5aad17
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
10.224.1.117/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 78e6660b6ca588f9
9df79a9570e206ca
469dade9
N/A No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 972aec07cd958a05
3dab3c6dd1194a55
6eb7fd24
33f9dd3852022640
73a2cb10561abfb4
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Internal Submission
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